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ALUMINUM CLAD STEEL WIRE

IEC 61232-1993
ASTM B415
ASTM B502
GB/T 17937-2009

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IEC 61232-1993
Aluminum Clad Steel Wire (AS wire/ACS Wire)

Specification
Nominal diameter, mm Load @1% Max. Resistance
Minimum
Class Up to and extension @20 Conductivity
Over Tensile (MPa)
including Mini.MPa n.m

1.80 3.25 1340 1200


3.25 3.45 1310 1180
3.45 3.65 1270 1140
3.65 3.95 1250 1100
20SA
3.95 4.10 1210 1100
Type A
4.10 4.40 1180 1070 84.80 20.3%IACS
4. 40 4.60 1140 1030
4.60 4.75 1100 1000
4.75 5.50 1070 1000
20SA
1.80 5.50 1320 1100
Type B
27SA 2.50 5.00 1080 800 63.86 27%IACS
30SA 2.50 5.00 880 650 57.47 30%IACS
40SA 2.80 5.00 680 500 43.10 40%IACS
Minimum elongation: 1.5% at fracture, or 1.0% after fracturegauge length 250mm
Special size and grade are available.

Physical constant (Informative)


20SA 20SA
Identification 27SA 30SA 40SA
Type A Type B
Final modulus of elasticity
162 155 140 132 109
(practical) GPa
Coefficient of linear
13.0 12.6 13.4 13.8 15.5
expansionK-1x10-6
Constant-mass temperature
coefficient of resistance 0.0036 0.0036 0.0036 0.0038 0.0040
-1
K

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ASTM B 415-07
Hard Drawn Aluminum Clad Steel Wire
1, Tensile Requirement
Nominal Size, 20.3% 27% 30% 40%
Diameter, in./mm AWG psi MPa psi MPa psi MPa psi MPa
0.2043 5.19 4 155 000 1070 125 000 862 102 000 703 80 000 552
0.1880 4.78 160 000 1100 129 000 889 106 000 731 84 000 579
0.1819 4.62 5 165 000 1140 133 000 917 110 000 758 88 000 607
0.1729 4.39 170 000 1170 137 000 945 114 000 786 92 000 634
0.1620 4.11 6 175 000 1210 141 000 972 114 000 786 96 000 662
0.1549 3.93 180 000 1240 145 000 1000 118 000 814 96 000 662
0.1443 3.67 7 185 000 1280 150 000 1034 122 000 841 98 000 676
0.1369 3.48 190 000 1310 154 000 1062 126 000 869 98 000 676
0.1285 3.26 8 195 000 1340 156 000 1076 128 000 883 99 500 686
0.1144 3.91 9 195 000 1340 156 000 1076 128 000 883 99 500 686
0.1019 2.59 10 195 000 1340 156 000 1076 128 000 883 99 500 686
0.0907 2.30 11 195 000 1340 156 000 1076 128 000 883 99 500 686
0.0808 2.05 12 195 000 1340 156 000 1076 128 000 883 99 500 686

2, Physical Constants
% Density at Modulus of Coef. of Linear Temperature
Conductivity 20C Elasticity psi Exp. Coef. of Resistance

0.2381 lb/in3 23.5106 0.0000072/F 0.0020/F


20.3
(6.59 g/cm3) (162 GPa) (0.0000126/) (0.0036/)
0.2135 lb/in3 20.3106 0.0000077/F 0.0020/F
27
(5.91 g/cm3) (140 GPa) (0.0000134/) (0.0036/)
0.2027 lb/in3 19.1106 0.0000079/F 0.0021/F
30
(5.61 g/cm3) (132 GPa) (0.0000138/) (0.0038/)
0.1676 lb/in3 15.8106 0.0000089/F 0.0022/F
40
(4.64 g/cm3 ) (109 GPa) (0.0000155/) (0.0040/)

3, Wire Diameter Variations


Specified Diameter, in. Permissible Variations in Specified Diameter, plus and minus
0.2043 to 0.1000,incl 1.5%
0.1000 to 0.0800,incl 0.0015 in. (0.038mm)

4, Aluminum Thickness and Resistance


% Conductivity % of Nominal Wire Radius D.C. Resistance at 20
20.3 10% 51.01 cmil/ft
27 14% 38.41 cmil/ft
30 15% 34.57 cmil/ft
40 25% 25.93 cmil/ft

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ASTM B 502-10
Aluminum-Clad Steel Core Wire for Aluminum Conductors,
Aluminum-Clad Steel Reinforced

1.Tensile Requirements
Nominal Diameter Stress at 1% Ultimate Tensile Elongation min
Extension min. Strength min. %,10in.
in.(mm) psi(MPa) psi(MPa) (250mm)
0.0770 to 0.1289
175 000(1206) 195 000(1344) 1.5
(1.956 to 3.274).,incl
0.1290 to 0.1396
170 000(1172) 190 000(1310) 1.5
(3.275 to 3.477).,incl
0.1370 to 0.1443
(3.478 to 3.665).,incl 165 000(1137) 185 000(1275) 1.5
0.1444 to 0.1549
160 000(1103) 180 000(1241) 1.5
(3.666 to 3.934).,incl
0.1550 to 0.1620
160 000(1103) 175 000(1206) 1.5
(3.935 to 4.115).,incl
0.1621 to 0.1729
(4.116 to 4.392).,incl 155 000(1068) 170 000(1172) 1.5

0.1730 to 0.1819
(4.393 to 4.620).,incl 150 000(1034) 165 000(1137) 1.5

0.1820 to 0.1880
145 000(1100) 160 000(1103) 1.5
(4.621 to 4.775).,incl

2.Wire Diameter Variations


Nominal Diameter Permissible Variations in
in.(mm) Nominal Diameter
0.0770 to 0.0999
(1.956 to 2.537),incl 0.0015in,(0.038mm)
0.1000 to 0.1880
(2.538 to 4.775),incl 1.5%

Application of ACS Wire


Manufacture of bare overhead conductor, OPGW, ground wire, messenger wire, guy wire,
formed wire for protecting, terminating and splicing transmission and distribution lines, fence,
barber wire and hardware.

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Chinese Standard GB/T 17937-2009
Nominal size, mm Load @1% Max. Resistance
Minimum
Grade Type Up to and extension @20
Over Tensile (MPa)
including Mini.MPa n.m
2.25 3.00 1590 1410
3.00 3.50 1550 1380 123.15
LB14 -
3.50 4.75 1520 1340 14%IACS
4.75 5.50 1500 1270

1.50 3.25 1340 1200


3.25 3.45 1310 1180
3.45 3.65 1270 1140
3.65 3.95 1250 1100
A 3.95 4.10 1210 1100 84.80
LB20
4.10 4.40 1180 1070 20.3%IACS
5. 40 4.60 1140 1030
4.60 4.75 1100 1000
4.75 5.50 1070 1000
B 1.50 5.50 1320 1100
74.96
LB23 - 2.50 5.00 1220 980
23%IACS
63.86
LB27 - 2.50 5.00 1080 800
27%IACS
57.47
LB30 - 2.50 5.00 880 650
30%IACS
49.26
LB35 - 2.50 5.00 810 590
35%IACS
43.10
LB40 - 2.50 5.00 680 500
40%IACS
Minimum elongation: 1.5% at fracture, or 1.0% after fracturegauge length 250mm

Physical constant (Informative)


Grade LB14 LB20 LB23 LB27 LB30 LB35 LB40
Type A B
Final modulus of elasticity
170 162 155 149 140 132 122 109
(practical) GPa
Coefficient of linear
12.0 13.0 12.6 12.9 13.4 13.8 14.5 15.5
expansionK-1x10-6
Constant-mass temperature
coefficient of resistance 0.0034 0.0036 0.0036 0.0036 0.0036 0.0038 0.0039 0.0040
K-1
Density g/cm3 7.14 6.59 6.53 6.27 5.91 5.61 5.15 4.64